QMT Engineer, West Sussex
||£30 - £40 per hour
You will be part of a rapidly growing team, working closely with engineering to develop new exciting products, and ensuring that quality requirements are defined at the early stage of development to allow the supplier's process and procedures to be developed to meet the The Clients quality expectations. You will develop and approve supplier's processes and quality systems to ensure parts are produced to The Clients standards. You will confirm launch capability for all new parts and processes.
You will be:
Responsible for closure of all supplier quality problems from pre-series, production and after-sales.
Responsible for delivering all project milestones as defined by the project timing plan using the systems and resources in the most effective manner
Actively involved with the suppliers to deliver quality components to the plant
Representing The Client at the suppliers and defining quality and performance requirements
Prioritisation of work and escalation within the project / department
Responsible for representing the quality department in bespoke project planning meetings with purchasing, engineering and material planning.
Responsible for evaluating suppliers during the nomination phase for new projects.
Responsible for supporting engineering during the project development phase to ensure that any supplier drawings and The Clients standards are clearly defined.
Spear-heading the supplier development after the concept has been defined, which will involve supporting new and existing suppliers to the automotive industry to ensure all of the quality requirements are agreed and implemented.
Actively supporting the quality technician for everyday plant bespoke quality concerns with new or existing products.
Qualifications and Experience
Experience in a parts quality or supplier development role, preferably in an automotive field
Knowledge of quality systems QS9000 or DIN/ISO 9001/ISO TS16949.
Audit and manufacturing process and engineering experience to accurately assess and predict supplier conformance.
Capability to understand and relate technical drawings / specification to actual parts.
Good English and German language skills.
The ability to communicate and present effectively at all levels.
Qualified to NVQ Level 5 or equivalent (Degree, HND or equivalent)
Responsible for up to 40 suppliers and sub-suppliers
Responsible for up to 500 parts
Responsible across 2 production lines and 2 product families
If this sounds like your next role, do contact me on firstname.lastname@example.org